Author: The Wealth Training Company

Political Division Playing Out in the Titan Hedge Fund World

James Simons, Renaissance, founder, and mathematician is considered one of the hedge fund industry’s most successful quant trading firms. Indeed, the three portfolios open to outside investors are all up double digits this year, beating the average hedge fund’s 6 percent gain in the first nine months of 2017. But Simons (personal net worth of 18.5billion USD 2017 Forbes) has had a fall out with his co-chief executive, Robert Mercer. “We’ve never had a president remotely like our current president… We’ve had some doozies but never of that caliber” JAMES SIMONS Mercer has been a long time major backer...

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James Simons – Investor Profile

James Simons (1938, Newton, Massachusetts, US) is a mathematician, hedge fund manager and named by the Financial Times in 2006 as “the world’s smartest billionaire”. His current net worth is $18 billion which makes him a member of the “propeller set.” In 1964, James Simons worked with the National Security Agency as a code cracker. Between 1964 and 1968, he was on the research staff of the Communications Research Division of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA). In 2014, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. But perhaps Simons is best known as the...

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Jack Bogle Vocal Despite Recent Heart Transplant

Jack Bogle the 88-year-old founder and retired CEO of the world’s largest mutual fund company, Vanguard, which manages $4.5 trillion in assets remains candid and vocal despite his recent heart transplant. In Autumn Bogle released his 10th edition of one of his best-selling books entitled, “The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.” “I seek the truth… In my long experience, one thing I know is that truth is elusive” JACK BOGLE In a recent interview with CNBC Bogle revealed five of his forecasts for the global financial market in 2018 and beyond. 1. The US market is less risky...

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Jack Bogle – Investor Profile

Jack Bogle ( May 8, 1929, Verona, New Jersey, US). Net worth US$80 million (2012). Bogle is an American investor, a business magnate. He is the founder and retired chief executive of The Vanguard Group. Fortune magazine named Bogle as “one of the four investment giants of the twentieth century”. Bogle’s family, like so many during that era, was badly affected by the Great Depression. The Bogle’s lost their inheritance and had to sell their home. His father became an alcoholic and his parents soon divorced. Jack Bogle attended Manasquan High school on the New Jersey shore and his...

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Mike Novogratz the King of Cryptocurrency

Michael Novogratz, a former macro hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group, trader and ranked a billionaire by Forbes in 2007 and 2008 took to the media stage on Monday (November 27) to say that Bitcoin could ‘easily’ reach $40,000 by the end of 2018. In the age of cryptomania Michael Novogratz (nickname King of Cryptocurrency) is grabbing the media limelight with his hugely bullish forecast for Cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin. Novogratz made his claim that Bitcoin could ‘easily’ reach $40,000 by the end of 2018 on CNBC’s “Fast Money”. Novogratz could not have appeared on a more appropriate show...

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